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Film Review: Nightmare City (1980)

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SYNOPSIS: An airplane exposed to radiation lands, and blood drinking zombies emerge armed with knives, guns and teeth! They go on a rampage slicing, dicing, and biting their way across the Italian countryside. REVIEW: Director – Umberto Lenzi Starring – Hugo Stiglitz, Laura Trotter, Maria Rosaria Omaggio From Italian director Umberto Lenzi comes one unique zombie movie. Maybe super zombies …

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Film Review: Angel Heart (1987)

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SYNOPSIS: Harry Angel (Mickey Rourke), a down-and-out 1950s Brooklyn gumshoe, is hired by shady Louis Cyphre (Robert De Niro) to locate a pop singer who reneged on a debt. Each time Harry makes contact with someone who might know the singer’s whereabouts, though, he or she is killed in a horrible, ritualistic fashion. Harry’s journey soon leads him to the …

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Film Review: Lunacy (2005)

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SYNOPSIS: A horror movie testing two approaches to running an insane asylum – absolute freedom versus control and punishment – within the context of a world that combines the worst of both. Jean Berlot, a young man subject to a nightmare of being forced into a straitjacket by two orderlies, is befriended by a marquis. At the marquis’s estate, Jean …

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Film Review: Luster (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: Thomas Luster is a troubled businessman who tries to make sense of a life being driven out-of-control by a force closer to home than he first realizes. When he discovers that the man working against him is another side of his own personality he is forced to fight back against his manipulative alter-ego as murder, madness and mayhem combine …

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Film Review: Behind the Wall (2008)

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SYNOPSIS: Maine coastal town Harrison Bay is broke, so deputy mayor Drew Cabot arranges a deal with a contractor to develop the abandoned lighthouse for tourism. Father Hendry fails to convince the town council to veto the project. He also invited, sneakily, Katelyn Parks, who was foster-raised out of state after her father Christopher was locked-up for her mother’s murder …

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Film Review: Elvis Found Alive (2012)

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SYNOPSIS: ELVIS has been FOUND, ALIVE! After visiting Graceland, Director Joel Gilbert made a Freedom of Information Act request for US government files on Elvis Presley. Incredibly, documents arrived from the FBI revealing an address for Federal Agent Jon Burrows, Elvis’ 1970 s alias, in Simi Valley, California. REVIEW: By the title of this film, I’m willing to bet your …

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Film Review: Rage (2010)

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SYNOPSIS: RAGE, tells the story of Dennis Twist, a suburban, 30-something who unintentionally provokes the wrath of a mysterious and homicidal motorcycle rider. The confrontation with ‘The Biker’ escalates into a daylong battle of cat and mouse; concluding in an extremely violent rampage. REVIEW: This holiday season has been a bit of a downer for me. With the extra time …

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